“I have seen, now I know, now I must act.”

Volunteer work, preceptor roles and humanitarian services are important to note as we study Montana’s health workforce.  Here is a group that serves not only our local communities, but travels the world in search of people in need.  Children and adults in the Ukraine, Uganda, Moldova, Serbia, Honduras and Haiti have had the fortune of receiving care from a group of Montana dentists passionate about providing humanitarian aid.  The Montana Dental Outreach Teams (MTDOT) is led by Robert T. Bartoletti of Sheridan and is made up of Montana dentists who practice in the southwest areas of Montana.

The MTDOT serves on various mission trips throughout each year.  The team alternates out for each trip and may often include a student from Carol College or dental hygienist offering to donate his/her time.  10 day trips are the norm for the MTDOT, the group returned this past Sunday from a mission in Guana and will be travelling to to Ugonda May 17th – 28th.  Here is a video highlighting the MTDOT mission in Uganda in 2016 you will hear Dr. Baroletti speak of his desire to help those in need beginning at a very early age.

Donations to the missions can be made on the team’s website.

Montana Dental Outreach

TRACKER MOVEMENT

  • Inactive – Jared Reed Little DDS – Jared R Little DDS – Missoula
  • Into State – Michael  Blandon DMD – Comfort Dental – Kalispell – Kalispell
  • Into State – Ronald Richard Tilgner DDS – Bullhook Community Health Center – Dental Center – Havre
  • Into State – Jennifer  Moll-Bennett MD – Anesthesia Partners of Montana – Billings
  • Into State – Christopher  Bennett MD – Anesthesia Partners of Montana – Billings
  • Into State – Raymond  Bailie MD – Anesthesia Partners of Montana – Billings
  • Into State – Cynthia  Bates FNP-BC – Three Rivers Medical Clinic – Three Forks
  • Into State – Kristen Lynn Nelson NP – Pure Dermatology – Bozeman
  • Into State – Phoebe  Koch MD – Montana Skin Cancer and Dermatology Center – Bozeman
  • Out of State – Cameron James Thomas DDS from RiverStone Health Dental Clinic – Billings
  • Out of State – Erin  Grund MD from Anesthesia Partners of Montana – Billings
  • Retirement – Maurice B Johnson DDS – Billings West General Dentistry – Billings
  • Retirement – Daniel J McGeehan DDS – Dan McGeehan DDS – Butte
  • Retirement – Charles L Blackburn DMD – St. Vincent Healthcare – Pediatric Specialty Clinic Ronald McDonald Care Mobile – Billings
  • Retirement – Patrick J Stibel OD – The Eye Clinic of Great Falls – Great Falls
  • Within State – Jonathan R Friedman DDS to Bullhook Community Health Center – Dental Center – Havre
  • Within State – Richard D Blevins MD to Benefis Hospitals – Great Falls
  • Within State – Douglas  Marbarger PA-C to Big Sky Family Medicine – Kalispell – Kalispell
  • Within State – Michele  Beebe FNP to Glacier Community Health Center – Cut Bank

Click here to access the real time Tracker Report.

TRACKER STATS

As of 3/13/17 Montana has the following providers practicing in the state:

  • 61 acupuncturists
  • 590 advanced practice registered nurses
  • 329 chiropractors
  • 568 dentists
  • 60 naturopathic doctors
  • 173 optometrists
  • 2131 physicians
  • 458 physician assistants
  • 36 podiatrists

Click here to see a breakdown of counts by specialty or location.

 

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